from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Strong metal plates for protecting war vessels, fortifications, and the like.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Defensive armor consisting of plates of metal.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. specially hardened steel plate used to protect fortifications or vehicles from enemy fire
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